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Volume 7 Issue 1 - September 2001

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ANNOUNCEMENTS ETCETERA FILE, SEPTEMBER 2001 *September 20 1 O:OOam: Arts Toronto/ Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Experience the TSO in rehearsal with conductor Gunther Herbig. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. Information: 416·593· 7769. *September 22 & 23 1:00·5:00: Arts Toronto/Toronto Artscape. Gibraltar Point Centre Open House. Features a Residency Program for international artists, 15 studios for musicians, composers, visual artists & writers and a Retreat Centre. Free shuttle bus to & from Wards lsiand Ferry Dock, or you can walk, cycle or rollerblade to the centre. 416·392-7834. *September 22 to 30 10:00am·5:00: Arts TorontoJChildren's Own Museum. Join Michael Anderson's song circle; meet a musician from T afelmusik; participate in a sing·along; listen to stories told by Aubrey Oavis & Sally Jaeger. For children up to age 8. 90 Queen's Park. . 75, free for children under age 1, PWYC Friday from 1 pm to 5pm: *September 24 7:30: Arts Toronto/ Orpheus Choir. Open rehearsal featuring Oaley: Requiem and Rutter: The Falcon. Come to listen or to sing. Yorkminster Park Church, 1585 Yonge St. 416·530·4428. Reservations required for those who wish to sing. *September 24 7:30: Arts Toronto/ Toronto Mendelssohn Choir. Experience the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir in rehearsal with conductor Noel Edison. Works include Orff: Carmina Burana and Buhr: Gloria. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe. To reserve: 416· 598·0422. *September 26 1 O:OOam: Arts Toronto/ M·OO/Toronto labia Ensemble Centre for World Music and Dance. Visit our studio & hear a Toronto labia Ensemble rehearsal. 50 Spadina Ave, lower level. 416· 504·7082. · *September 26 12:00 noon to 3:00: Arts TorontoJMetropolitan United Church. Carillonneur Gerald Martindale conducts tours up the Carillon tower. 56 Queen St. East. 416·363-0331. *September 26 8:00 to 9:30: Arts Toronto/River Restaurant. Java Jive 5. Oasis Jazz (12·voice jazz choir) performs an eclectic repertoire of vocal jazz, gospel, international music, show tunes & old favourites. 4 i 3 Roncesvalles. 416·535· 3422. PWYC. *September 28 8:00: Arts Toronto/ Quodlibet. Open rehearsal of Christmas carols, Gregorian chants & motels. Arthur Wenk, director. St. Leonard's Church, 25 Wanless Ave. 416-488·6235. *September 29 2:00: Arts Toronto/ Canadian Opera Company. Bring your best aria & audition for the COC. The COC Artistic Administrator will provide constructive feedback on how to audition and what opera companies are looking for. Pianist provided. Observers welcome. Reservations required by September 14. Joey & Toby Tannenbaum Opera Centre, 227 Front St. East. 416·363·6671. *September 29 2:00: Arts Toronto/ Toronto Children's Chorus. Hear them perform, learn special songs with music director Jean Ashworth Ba rtle, perform with the choir. see the TCC's video & photo experience stations. Children & families welcome. Lawr~nce Park Community Church, 2180 Bayview. 416·932·8666 ext.111. Reservations preferred. • September 29 6:30: Canadian Opera Women's Committee. Opera Ball Toronto 2001: Mad About Opera. Champagne reception, gourmet dinner & dance. Performers include Jean Stilwell, mezzo, Russ Little & his 12 musicians and Alicia Kay, CFTD·TV personality. Royal York Hotel Concert Hall, 100 Front St. West. 416·863· 0364. *September 30 11am·6pm: Arts Toronto/ The Word on the Street· Toronto Book And Magazine Fair. Features musical performances, readings, lots of books & magazines. Queen Street West from University to Spadina. 416·504· 7241. Free. *October 5: Opera Atelier. Versailles Banquet 2001. Features lavishly costumed attendants, baroque dancers & singers & a sumptuous feast. Fundraising event. Graydon Hall Manor, 185 Graydon Hall Drive. 416· 703·3767 ext.24. 0/person. LECTURES *September 20 12:10: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Arranging Folk Music: Why? How? Lecture by John Beckwith, with demonstration by singers Lorna MacDonald, Michele Bogdanowicz & Oarryl Edwards. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. Free. *City of Hamilton/American liszt Society/School of the Arts, McMaster University. Great Romantics Festival Morning, afternoon & evening sessions, October 4· 7, involving concerts (see daily listings), receptions & lectures as follows. 905·525·9140 ext.23674 greatromantics.html October 4: • *9:45am: lt was a dark and stormy night ... The censored letters of Liszt to Agnes Street·Kiindworth, lecture by Pauline Pocknell *!1:00am: The Art of the Arrangement lecture by Frank Cooper October 5: *1 0:15am: A Tribute to Arthur Rubinstein lecture by Ann Schein • 2:15: In Memoriam: Giuseppe Verdi lecture by Julian Budden October 6: *9:30am: liszt and Wagner: the Operatic Paraphrases lecture by Oavid Cannata MASTER CLASSES *October 2 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Master class with I Solisti Veneti, Cl audio Scimone, conductor. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978· 3744. Free. *October 3 2:00: University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Master class with Jean· Paul Sevilla, piano. Waiter Hall, 80 Queen's Park. 416·978·3744. Free. WORKSHOPS *September 1 & 2: Canadian Society for Independent Radio Production. Deep Wireless. Workshop for community radio. 28 Wholenote SEPTEMBER 1, 2001 -Oc TOBER 7, 2001 producers & artists who want to include soundscape work in their programs & artistic productions. Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts, Toronto Island. 613·791 ·9542. *September 1 & 2: SOUND TRAVELS. Explore the possibilities of sound in space in a series of outdoor concerts, demonstra· lions, soundwalks & workshops. Audiences will be treated to four outdoor sound excursions that feature works for live & automated octaphonic spatialization using the aXio midi controllor and Richmond Sound Design AudioBox. Participants include artistic director Darren Copeland, Oavid Eagle, Joergen Teller, Tim Brady, John Oswald and others. Gibraltar Point Centre for the Arts, Toronto Island. http:/1 www.interlog.comJ- darcopeJadven.html *September'9 1:30: Toronto Early Music Players' Organization. Treasures from • Scotland and Norway. Workshop with Colin Savage on historical & modern clarinets. Lansing United Church, 49 Bogert Ave. 416· 487·9261. . *September 22 & 29 1 0:30pm to midnight; September 26 5:15 to 6:45: Arts TorontoJThe Yoga Sanctuary. Yoga Musicale! workshops blend yoga and live original music by Njo Kong Kie. Wednesday's class .is earlier to accommodate families with children. 2 College St., 3rd floor. 416· 928·3236 *September 24 7:30: Arts Toronto/ • Creative Vocalization Studio. An Introduction to Scat Singing. Workshop in vocalization by professional vocalist & educator Honey Novick. Private address. For location & reservations: 416·782-7944. . *September 27 8:00: Toronto Folk Singers' Club. Informal meeting with the purpose of exchanging songs, traditional or contemporary. Tiki Room, TRANZAC Club, 292 Brunswick Ave. 416·532·0900. Free. *September 30 2:00: CAMMAC. Reading of Orff's Carmina Burana for singers and instrumentalists, with conductor Colin Clarke. Instrumentalists, please bring music stand. Christ Church Deer Park, 1570 Yonge St. 416·924·1938. (non·members), (members). Worlds of Music Toronto. Fall workshop sessions in: Balkan Music; Canadian Fiddling; Ghanaian Drumming; Indian Music; Irish Flute & Whistle; Middle East Rhythm; Portuguese Mu~ic; South African Singing; Ugandan Thumb Piano. Beginning September 28 and running for 10 weeks. Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle. 416·536· 5439. 0, (U ofT students). MUSIC EDUCATION KEEP THAT PROMISE TO YOURSELF! MAKE THIS THE FALL TO BRING MUSIC EVEN MORE DEEPLY INTO YOUR LIFE! Instrumental Conducting (Adults) - a hands-on program; will give you the tools to develop your conducting skills RCM String Orchestras (Youth) - 4 levels of orchestral repertoir,e Small Ensembles (All ages) - Chamber Music in instrumental groups Percussion Ensembles (All ages) - Drums. Timpani & Mallet Keyboards And so much more ... Register be~ Septernb ore er 15th! Call Today! 416.-408-2825 www 273 Bloor Street West. Toronto

Courses for Singers F''""'""""'"'"''=='''-'~=''"""''""''"""'"''"""'" Fall & Winter 2001/02 Language courses are 12 sessions; all others are 7 All courses conclude with a public performance Courses are offered at various times. Exact scheduling is done in consultation with the participants Register Now For more information or to register phone: (416) 876-5859 ore-mail: Pe rmance Technique Coordinating singing with acting 1, Audition Arias 2, Don Giovanni excerpts 3, Die Zauberfl6te excerpts in German 4, Individual Coaching by arrangement Peter Neff, Instructor Lied Interpretation and presentation 1, Frim z Schubert 2, Franz Liszt 3, Hugo Wolf: M6rike-Lieder 4, Robert Schumann: Dichterliebe Peter Neff, Instructor 17th Century Song Interpretation and performance with lute accompaniment 1. Italian Song: Monteverdi, Caccini, d'lndia 2. Elizabethan Lute Song John Edwards, Instructor and Lutinest ··cam media deii'Arte The Acting Technique for actors, dancers and singers Gian Giacomo Calli, Instructor Languages for singers and coaches 1. Singing in German Peter Neff, Instructor 2. Singing in Russian Sterling Beckwith, Instructor A free demonstration and information session for the language courses will be held by the instructors on Monday, September 24 at 7:30pm in The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto. Music Appreciation with Rick Phillips Ho~t of CBC Radio's Sound Advice Would you like to enhance yol!r enjoyment of classical music? Join Rick Phillips, the Host & Producer of CBC Radio's SOUND ADVICE for two informative and entertaining Music Appreciation courses. ' . ) ·Centrally located at the Royal Conservatory of Music, 273 Bloor St. West ) Two twelve-week evening courses, Wednesdays - 7:30r-9:30 PM ) No prerequisites- just an enjoyment and interest in classical music ) Engaging, educational, and enlightening For information or to register call the ·RCMT (416) 408-2825 The Vocal Art Forum Choral Masterpieces begins Sept. 19, 2001 The Music of Haydn begins Jan. 30, 2002 SEPTEMBER 1, 2001 - OCTOBER 7, 2001 Wholenote, 29

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